Man arrested after stabbing woman in Sydney

Man With Knife Arrested In Sydney CBD Amid Reports Of Multiple People Injured

Man With Knife Arrested In Sydney CBD Amid Reports Of Multiple People Injured

"Inquiries are under way after the body of a woman was found in a unit on Clarence St.in Sydney at 3:15 p.m.", an NWS Police spokesperson told The Washington Post. "He was just mumbling religious things", he said, reports news.com.au.

"There's something going on upstairs", he said.

Images broadcast by Australian media showed the man jumping on the roof of a vehicle brandishing a knife shouting "Allahu Akbar" and "shoot me". The suspect ends up with the milk crate on his head and the chair on his body. The offender has blood on his hands. You just stabbed a chick, mate, in broad daylight, ' one of the men was heard screaming during the arrest.

It's understood the woman had suffered knife wounds to her throat.

The two brothers, Paul and Luke O'Shaughnessy from the United Kingdom, said they felt immediately that they needed to help.

Mr O'Shaughnessy said he witnessed the knife-wielding man jump on top of a vehicle before giving chase.

O'Shaughnessy told reporters that together with other onlookers, they managed to subdue the alleged offender.

'The cops are here and they blocked the road right now, so we can't go outside.

"They were significantly courageous people", Supt Wood said.

Paul Walker, a Channel Seven cameraman was on the scene and followed the chase through the city filming the arrest near the corner of Carrington and Wynyard streets in Wynyard.

"But honestly it just didn't enter into my head and I know definitely with Luke because Luke was straight in there and I just analysed the situation and, you know, as a brother he was my major concern. No idea how many people were hurt, hopefully no one too bad!"

According to NSW police, a young woman was stabbed in a hotel nearby.

Police have linked the murder of a woman to a stabbing rampage in central Sydney which left another woman in hospital.

Wood also said the attack appeared to be unprovoked but police were keeping an open mind. "Those attempts, thankfully, were unsuccessful", Wood said. Paramedics found a woman with a stab wound taking refuge in a nearby hotel.

Screengrab taken with permission from a video issued by 7 News of a man being tackled with a milk crate and chairs by members of the public the Sydney stabbing.

The alleged attack took place at around 2pm local time, around 5am BST, near Wynard Station just as people were finishing their lunch breaks.

He told Nine News he was driving an elderly couple to Macquarie Street but noticed traffic had stopped near King and York streets.

In the Sydney CBD, routes 613 614 615 and 616 buses are picking up passengers from Stand Q on Clarence Street at Jamison Street.

"We received multiple phone calls about a 21-year-old man in the vicinity of King Street armed with a knife, wearing a balaclava", he said.